Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Today's Positive Note...

Biggest-Ever Bauhaus Exhibition in Berlin

By ALICE RAWSTHORN
Published: July 26, 2009

BERLIN — It wasn’t a happy ending. Once celebrated as Europe’s leading art and design school, by early 1933 the Bauhaus was reduced to camping in a hastily converted telephone factory on the outskirts of Berlin and subsisting on handouts from its director, the architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Denouncing it as “un-German,” the newly elected Nazi government forced the school to close.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/27/fashion/27iht-design27.html?hpw

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